Obituary of Russell Stephen Reicher
Russell “Russ” Stephen Reicher, 62, of Worthington, Iowa passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at home in Worthington, Iowa.
Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m., Sunday, October 27, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville, Iowa. The American Legion Post #137 will perform a service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9-10 a.m., Monday, prior to funeral services.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 28, 2019 at Saint Francis Xavier Basilica, Dyersville, Iowa. Military honors will be accorded immediately following mass by American Legion Post #137. A private family burial at St. Paul Cemetery in Worthington at a later date. Rev. Dennis Quint will officiate.
Russ was born August 16, 1957, in Dubuque , the son of Stephen and LuAnn (Wessels) Reicher. He married Julie Ostwinkle on October 27, 1979, in Worthington, Iowa.
He especially loved his family, he was known as his granddaughter’s #1 fan. Russ loved riding his Harley, being outdoors, cutting firewood, and talking with people. He looked forward to his Saturdays with “The Guys.”
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Julie, children: Nick (Tracey) Reicher of Hopkinton, Joe Reicher of Worthington, Janelle Reicher of Dyersville, grandchildren: Leah and Ella Reicher, siblings: Rick Reicher of West Dundee, IL, Rod (Phyllis) Reicher of Dyersville, George Reicher of San Diego, CA, in-laws: Joan Ostwinkle of Maquoketa, Dick (Carol) Ostwinkle of Farley, John (Lynette) Ostwinkle of Dyersville, Lois (Bill) Burger of Worthington, Jim (Denise) Ostwinkle of Worthington, Tony (Pam) Ostwinkle of Edgewood, and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and parent-in-laws , siblings: Ruby and Rose Mary Reicher, in-laws: Dianne Reicher, Mark Ostwinkle, Clema Ostwinkle, a niece, Shakira Ostwinkle, and a great-nephew, Thomas Reicher.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com
American Legion Post 137 Service
Visitation prior to Funeral
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